Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Country/Region:  US
State:  DE
City:  Harrington
Job ID:  536

About Us

Fortescue is both a proud West Australian company and a global green solutions business. We are recognized for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives.

Our Opportunity

An opportunity exists to join the exciting and energetic Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) team as a Facilities Maintenance Supervisor. 

The role will initially be based in Harrington, Delaware and then transition to our new facility in Dover, Delaware in 2024.

The Facilities Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for maintaining a safe working environment, including maintenance and repair of facility and manufacturing assets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot equipment and make repairs to maximize asset reliability and efficiency.
  • Perform routine maintenance on facilities and equipment.
  • Develop, plan, and execute maintenance plans and preventative maintenance programs.
  • Practice safe work habits, including complying with all safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Manage external vendors for projects and repairs.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  • Ability to understand electronic and computerized equipment in laboratories.
  • Able to follow instructions and strictly follow procedures.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Experience of leading a team within a Supervisory position previously. 
  • BS in Engineering Discipline preferred.
  • 8-10 years of experience in machine and building maintenance.
  • Must have strong skillset in mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of manufacturing equipment.
  • Computer skills: knowledge of Microsoft Office and other relevant computer programs.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work such as moving and lifting equipment up to 50 lbs., standing for long periods of time, etc.

Our Commitment


Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.




Internal Candidates / Current Contractors please apply via Success Factors Careers Portal. For further information on how to apply please visit the Fortescue Hub. 


Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.

Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover